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University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
Alameda da Universidade
Faculdade de Letras
1600-214 Lisboa

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Julian Richmond Hanna (collaborator)

Research Group: Other English-Speaking Literatures and Cultures (RG 4)
Professional Title: Reader
Academic Degrees: (2005). Ph.D.in English Literature, U Glasgow; (1999). M.Phil. Anglo-Irish Literature, Trinity College, Dublin; (1996). B.A. (Hons), English, McGill U.  
Institutional Address: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisboa
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Projectos de Investigação:

  • The manifesto in English art and literature since 1870.

Main Achievements:

  • (2005). Ph.D.in English Literature, U Glasgow.

Research Outputs

Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or other publications:

  • (2011). “Manifestos at Dawn: Nation, City, and Self in Patrick Geddes and William Sharp’s Evergreen.” IJSL: International Journal for Scottish Literature: Issue Eight. Autumn/Winter.
  • (2011). “With Expletive of Whirlwind’: Wyndham Lewis and the Arrival of the Avant-Garde Manifesto in England, 1913-1922.” Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies. Vol. 2: 23-44.
  • (2008). “Making Enemies: Whistler, the Manifesto, and Reactionary Modernism.” James McNeill Whistler in Context (Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers, Smithsonian Institution).
  • (2007). “Blasting After Blast: Wyndham Lewis’s Late Manifestos.” Journal of Modern Literature 31.1. Fall.
  • (2007). Review “T. E. Hulme and the Question of Modernism Edward P. Comentale and Andrzej Gasiorek, eds., Ashgate, 2006.” Modernism/Modernity 14.3: 575-577.
  • (2006). Review “The Irish Art of Controversy Lucy McDiarmid, Cornell UP, 2005.” Modernism/Modernity 13.3: 580-582.
  • (2006). Review “Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes Martin Puchner, Princeton UP, 2005.” European Journal of English Studies 10.3: 308-309.
  • (2006). Review “The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work Andrew Hoberek, Princeton UP, 2005.” American Studies Today Online: http://www.americansc.org.uk/Reviews/Hoberek.htm.

Books, including single-authored works (including scholarly editions of oral or written texts and translations with introduction and commentary):

  • (2009). Key Concepts in Modernist Literature. Palgrave Macmillan.

Other research outputs:

  • (2015). "Designs on a New Aesthetic: The Courtroom Manifestos of Whistler and Wilde." Symbiosis: A Transatlantic Journal, vol. 19.1.
  • (2015). "Community Then? Mapping Future Scenarios in the Community." Community Now? The Politics of Participatory Design. Berlin, Germany.
  • (2015). "History Turned Upside Down." 3:AM Magazine.
  • (2014). "Beautiful Losers." 3:AM Magazine.
  • (2014). "Harmless Eden: Revisiting D. H. Lawrence’s Kangaroo." 3:AM Magazine.
  • (2014). "Manifestos: A Manifesto." The Atlantic.
  • (2014). (co-auth.: M. Dionisio) "Possible Pasts, Possible Futures: Exploring Past and Future Scenarios Through Context-Aware Transmedia Stories." Data Ecologies. Linz, Austria
  • (2014). (co-auth.: C. Jorge, V. Nisi, N. Nunes, M. Caldeira, G. Innela, and A. Marinho) "Island Stories: The Madeira Story Generator Project." New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, vol. 11, issue 1.
  • (2014). (co-auth.: T. Haldenby, T. Boykett, T. Auer, M. Kuzmanovic, N. Gaffney, I. Szakats, P. von Stackelberg, A. Chipperfield, and M. Peirano) Futurish: Thinking Out Loud About Futures. Linz, Austria: Time's Up.
  • (2013). (co-auth.: Jorge, C., V. Nisi, N. J. Nunes, M. Caldeira, G. Innela, and A. Marinho) "Storytelling and the Use of Social Media in Digital Art Installations." Interactive Storytelling - 6th International Conference, ICIDS 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, November 6-9, 2013, Proceedings, LNCS 8230, no. 8230, Istanbul, Springer International Publishing: 233-244.
  • (2013). (co-auth.: Jorge, C., V. Nisi, N. J. Nunes, M. Caldeira, G. Innela) "Fostering Ambiguity: Decontextualizing and Repurposing a Familiar Public Display." Proceedings of the Biannual Conference of the Italian Chapter of SIGCHI on - CHItaly '13, New York, New York, USA, ACM Press: 1–10
  • (2013). (co-auth.: Jorge, C., V. Nisi, N. J. Nunes, M. Caldeira, G. Innela) "Updating the Campfire Model: a SplitFlap Display as a Digital Storytelling Public Installation." Proceedings of the Biannual Conference of the Italian Chapter of SIGCHI [Acceptance Rate: 49%], Trento, Italy.
  • (2013). "Recent Arrivals: The Madeira Story Generator Project." Great Writing: The International Creative Writing Conference. Imperial College, London, UK.
  • (2012). "Nation, City, and Self in Patrick Geddes and William Sharp‟s Evergreen." 11th Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE). Istanbul, Turkey.
  • (2012). “Manifesto Form: The Medium and the Message.” Cine Qua Non 5.
  • (2011). “Machines to generate desire: Avant-garde Manifestos and Guerrilla Advertising.” Cine Qua Non 4. Winter/Spring.
  • (2011). “‘Let us find our serious heads’: Placing the Manifesto in Canadian Literature.” Anglo-Saxónica. Série III. No. 2: 267-280.
  • (2011). Review of “PULLLLLLLLLLL: Poesia Contemporânea do Canadá” (John Havelda, Isabel Patim and Manuel Portela, eds, Antígona, 2010). Anglo-Saxónica. Série III. No. 2: 359-362.
  • (2010). “How to Write a Manifesto.” Cine Qua Non 3. Summer/Fall.

Organisation of scientific dissemination activities:

  • (2011). Org. Committee Life Down Under: An International Conference on Australian Literature and Culture, U Lisboa, 14-15 Feb.
  • (2009). Org. Committee ‘From Sea to Sea’: An International Conference on Canadian Studies, U Lisboa, 18-20 Nov.

Other activities

Presentations in international conferences


  • (2010). “Arctic Blasts: Manifestos in the Canadian National Literature Debate.” Modernist Studies Association 12th Annual Conf., Canada, 11-14 Nov.
  • (2010). “‘To make Canada a nation yet”: Manifestos in the National Literature Debate.” Reasserting the National Conf., U Toronto, 14-15 May.
  • (2003). “Whistler’s ‘Ten O’Clock’ and the Origins of the Manifesto in British Modernism.” Whistler Centenary Conf., U Glasgow, 3-6 Sep.
  • (2003). “Conspiracy and the Manifesto,” Conspiracy and Paranoia Conf., U College London, 27 Feb.

Presentations in national conferences

By invitation:

  • (2012). “Machines to Generate Desire: Avant-Garde Manifestos and Guerrilla Advertising.” U Madeira, 14 May.


  • (2011). “'Harmless Eden’: Landscape and Empire in D. H. Lawrence’s Kangaroo.” Life Down Under: An Int. Conf. on Australian Literature and Culture, U Lisboa, 14-15 Feb.

Future Research:

  • (Forthcoming). "Generations." Literature Now: Key Terms and Methods for Literary History., Eds. Sascha Bru, Ben De Bruyn, and Michel Delville: Edinburgh University Press.
  • (Forthcoming). "John Dos Passos, Eugene Jolas, Flann O’Brien." Digital Encyclopedia of Modernism. Ed. Stephen Ross: Routledge.
  • (Forthcoming). "L'art pour l'art, Dandy, Degeneration, Manifesto, Nihilism, Shell Shock, Vorticism." Dictionary of Modernism, Eds. Vassiliki Kolocotroni and Olga Taxidou: Edinburgh University Press.
  • (Forthcoming). "Vorticism and Avant-Gardism." Wyndham Lewis: A Critical Guide, Eds. Andrzej Gasiorek and Nathan Waddell: Edinburgh University Press.




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